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Welcome to IHTSDO

The International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation determines global standards for health terms, an essential part of improving the health of humankind.

We are committed to maintain and grow our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world-leading product, is accepted as the global common language for health terms.

Latest news

  • New release of SNOMED CT available

    February 1, 2016

    The Production release of the January 2016 SNOMED CT International Edition is now available from the MLDS distribution site or via our member countries.

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  • SNOMED CT Expo 2016: Share your Expertise - Call for Papers.

    February 1, 2016

    IHTSDO invites you to submit a proposal for a presentation or poster for the SNOMED CT Expo 2016, to be held from the 27th to 28th October in Wellington, New Zealand.

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  • IHTSDO invites applications for the role of Head of Clinical Engagement.

    January 27, 2016

    The role will be the external clinical face of SNOMED CT and will develop and implement a clinical engagement strategy to support SNOMED CT development and adoption. At present this role will be recruited on a part time basis.

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  • SNOMED CT Expo 2016: Registration now open

    January 22, 2016

    It is with great pleasure that IHTSDO announces the opening of registration for the SNOMED CT Expo 2016, to be held in Wellington, New Zealand this October.

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  • Switzerland joins IHTSDO as a national Member

    January 15, 2016

    IHTSDO is extremely pleased to announce that Switzerland has officially joined its member family, becoming IHTSDO's 28th Member country.

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